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1. Elderly in retirement homes at risk of contracting virus through nurses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-in-retirement-homes-at-risk-of-contracting-virus-through-nurses

The island’s third-age observatory raised the alarm on Friday over the risks of coronavirus infection faced by the elderly in retirement homes who are treated by nurses who also work at public hospitals, which are predominantly dealing with coronavirus cases, and which have also been central targets of the virus outbreak....

2. Bill sparks kosher debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-sparks-kosher-debate-in-cyprus

Animal rights advocates are up in arms over a new government bill that would allow slaughterhouses in the Republic of Cyprus to incorporate kosher rituals, a procedure described by animal rights activists as inhumane...

3. Easter church services to take place behind closed doors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/easter-church-services-to-take-place-behind-closed-doors

Church services to mark the Orthodox Easter will take place behind closed doors, Archbishop Chrysostomos assured President Nicos Anastasiades in a meeting held at the Presidential Palace on Thursday. ...

4. Coronavirus derails southern Europe's clean-up from the last crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-derails-southern-europe-s-clean-up-from-the-last-crisis

This year was meant to mark a turning point for Greek and Italian banks as they finally laid the ghosts of the financial crisis to rest. Then the coronavirus struck....

5. Cyprus stays put beyond Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stays-put-beyond-easter

Church and state got behind scientists this week in the Republic of Cyprus, with the government extending measures beyond Easter to stop the spread of Covid-19 despite partial data suggesting a flattening of the curve...

6. President: Lockdown measures extended until end of April

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-measures-extended-until-end-of-april

Lockdown and other measures in place to contain the coronavirus outbreak will be extended until April 30, with no exceptions to be made during the Orthodox Easter period, President Nicos Anastasiades said in his televised national address on Wednesday night....

7. President to address nation for third time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-address-nation-for-third-time

President Nicos Anastasiades will address the nation at 7pm on Wednesday for the third time since the Cyprus coronavirus outbreak, with the address expected to announce the extension of current measures until the end of April, but may also include additional measures....

8. Cyprus in the mix as world seeks cure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-in-the-mix-as-world-seeks-cure

An Israeli military aircraft has delivered five tons of chloroquine to Cyprus this week, amid reports of secret wars over limited access to the drug but also uncertainty over its effectiveness in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic...

9. Archbishop tells believers to shelter in place

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-tells-believers-to-shelter-in-place

Archbishop Chrysostomos has called on believers to stay home during Orthodox Easter, saying “if we truly love God, then our mission should be to put an end to this pandemic...

10. Cyprus on right path as cases drop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confirmed-cases-still-going-down

Confirmed cases of the coronavirus have been steadily dropping over the past few days in the Republic of Cyprus, with health experts praising the government for relying on science in the battle against the pandemic...

11. Cyprus mulls pushing back Easter celebrations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-mulls-pushing-back-easter-celebrations

The President of the Republic of Cyprus is expected to call on the Archbishop to push back on Easter celebrations, as media sources say the government is likely to heed the advice of experts to extend coronavirus measures until the end of April...

12. Cabinet to decide on additional measures on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-to-decide-on-additional-measures-on-wednesday

An inter-ministerial committee chaired by President Nicos Anastasiades that convened on Monday to evaluate the coronavirus protection measures currently in place decided to allow final decisions to be taken by Cabinet in its meeting on Wednesday....

13. Boris Johnson spends night in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-spends-night-in-hospital

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was still in hospital on Monday suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus, although Downing Street said he remained in charge of the government...

14. Man breaks quarantine in search of meds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/infected-man-breaks-quarantine-in-search-of-meds

Health officials in Cyprus were perturbed over an incident when a self-quarantined man infected with the Covid-19 disease went out to local pharmacies in search of chloroquine, an existing drug that is still open to debate around the world...

15. Larnaca and Paphos to launch targeted sampling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-and-paphos-to-launch-targeted-sampling

The government is planning to draw up a plan for targeted coronavirus sampling among the residents of Larnaca and Paphos, which host the highest numbers of confirmed cases, the Health Minister announced on Thursday. ...

16. Fight against pandemic hangs in the balance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fight-against-pandemic-hangs-in-the-balance

Authorities in the Republic of Cyprus are closely monitoring the effectiveness of stricter measures against the spread of the coronavirus, with health experts saying more cases resulting from lack of social distancing are now starting to emerge...

17. Cabinet approves bills to decongest Central Prisons amid COVID-19 fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bills-to-decongest-central-prisons-amid-covid-19-fears

Measures to decompress the overcrowded Nicosia central prisons where the risks associated with a potential spread of coronavirus are high were approved on Tuesday by the Cabinet....

18. President: stricter measures necessary, but undergoes 'severe crisis of conscience'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-stricter-measures-necessary-but-undergoes-severe-crisis-of-conscience

In a Facebook post on Tuesday President Nicos Anastasiades said he undergoes “a severe crisis of conscience” every time the Government is required to enforce stricter measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic, but said that current circumstances necessitate that tougher measures are taken....

19. China's ambassador responds to US criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-ambassador-responds-to-us-criticism

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia is firing back at US and media criticism over his country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, adding that he believes Cyprus will win the battle against the coronavirus...

20. Cooperation and Transparency Needed to Fight COVID-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cooperation-and-transparency-needed-to-fight-covid-19

In today’s age of social media, it has unfortunately become normal to see false information reach a broad audience instantaneously through the Interne...

21. Help from China on the way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/help-from-china-on-the-way

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia says Cyprus has recently taken “powerful and appropriate” measures in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, adding that help from China is on the way...

22. Israel to send 50 respirators to Cyprus in exchange for chloroquine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-to-send-50-respirators-to-cyprus-in-exchange-for-chloroquine

The Republic of Cyprus will be sending a quantity of chloroquine to Israel in the next few days, with Israel to reciprocate by sending 50 respirators to the island....

23. People stranded in Cyprus continue to be evacuated on rescue flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/people-stranded-in-cyprus-continue-to-be-evacuated-on-rescue-flights

Two rescue flights will be departing from Larnaca and Paphos International airports on Friday, evacuating people who were stranded in Cyprus after the ban imposed on flights due to the coronavirus pandemic....

24. EU leaders call for recovery plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-call-for-recovery-plan

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades took part in a video conference with the EU leaders, as the bloc sought to find common ground on how best to share the burden...

25. President tours around capital to check lockdown compliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-tours-around-capital-to-check-lockdown-compliance

President Nicos Anastasiades was driven around the streets of the capital to check first hand that the public was complying to the new partial curfew measures, stating he was ‘very satisfied’ with the enforcement of the stricter coronavirus protection measures....

26. New decree enforces ban on car sales, exempts certain groups from movement ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-decree-enforces-a-ban-on-car-sales-exempts-certain-groups-from-movement-ban

27. President and close aides test negative for Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-and-close-aides-test-negative-for-covid-19

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and his close aides have tested negative for COVID-19, Government Spokesman Kyriacos Koushos said on Wednesday....

28. Cypriot president drops hint of full curfew

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-drops-hint-of-full-curfew

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades warned on Tuesday of asymmetric consequences, if people don’t fully comply with measures against COVID-19...

29. SMS service 8998 gets the axe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-service-8998-back-in-operation

The SMS service, operated by the government to enforce movement restrictions amid the coronavirus crisis, was back up and running smoothly on Wednesday morning, while the President of the Republic has warned that a total curfew would be in place if people abuse the service...

30. EU secures essential protective gear for its battle against coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-secures-essential-protective-gear-for-its-battle-against-coronavirus

The European Commission announced on Tuesday that it has been successful in procuring personal protective equipment that is to be distributed across EU Member States to assist in their battles against the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen an exponential surge in demand for the essential protective gear....

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